Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sqoop - Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos
Sqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photosSqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos

Four One One

Introducing the Hip Hop awards

Rhythm and Poetry or rap is one of the many disciplines of the culture that is hip hop. Much as most people think about rap when hip hop is mentioned, there is more to the culture such as fashion, visual art/graffiti, dance, and knowledge.

That’s why when this year’s MTN Hip Hop Awards were announced at the telecom company’s headquarters, it was clear there was more than music to be celebrated.

After two years of having the awards virtually, the organisers seek to have a bigger event with a live audience on May 28.

As it is a norm with all the past editions, the Hip Hop celebration goes beyond awarding artists but Hip hop enthusiasts as well, thus things such as the cypher that give platforms to an upcoming generation of cultural leaders.

According to Hellen Kirungi, the MTN Uganda youth segment manager, the MTN Pulse Cypher, which allows new and undiscovered talent to showcase their abilities in an online Hip-Hop rap battle, has this year been elevated to another level. This year the winner of the MTN Pulse Cypher will take home UGX 2 million, while the second and third walk away with UGX 1.5 million and UGX 1 million respectively.

This year’s awards’ eligibility period will be considering the music that was released between July 2020 and July 2021.

The MTN Hip Hop awards are Uganda’s first and probably Uganda’s only genre dedicated awards. In the past, the awards have honoured rappers such as Keko, Navio, Babaluku, St Nellysade, and Ruyonga among others.

Don’t want to miss out on any story? For updates on all Sqoop stories, follow this link on Telegram: https://t.me/Sqoop

You May Also Like

News

The Police at Kibiri have carried out an operation on bars who play loud music in Busabala, and arrested seven people from two bars....

Four One One

Singer Levixone’s partner and one of his best friends Frank Kagimu also known as Ryzan the Churchson is a gospel artiste based in Germany....

Four One One

Edwin Musiime has officially stepped down as main host of the Property show but will remain Executive producer and owner of the rights of...

News

Johnny Depp grabbed his then-wife Amber Heard by the hair and repeatedly struck her in the face during a heated argument about a month...

Advertisement